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Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl

Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the Terrordactyl, a fuzz that feeds into an envelope filter all in one stompbox. The pedal’s three controls include volume, envelope level, and envelope range. For further control, they included an expression pedal output to adjust the envelope’s range on the fly. The Terrordactyl features true bypass and is powered by a “Boss”-style 9 volt adapter....

3Leaf Audio Releases PWNZOR Optical Compressor Pedal
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3Leaf Audio Releases PWNZOR Optical Compressor Pedal

3Leaf Audio has released the PWNZOR Optical Compressor, a new high-fidelity design that also nods to classic compressors with a Vintage switch. The pedal’s internal charge pump circuitry turns power from a standard 9-volt supply into 18-volts to provide more clean headroom. 3Leaf also included their new relay bypass system for clickless switching, which automatically switches to bypass mode if...

Maxon Introduces RTC600 Real Tube Compressor Pedal
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Maxon Introduces RTC600 Real Tube Compressor Pedal

Maxon has updated their Real Tube series with the introduction of the RTC600 Real Tube Compressor. The new device will replace the company’s RCP660 model. The RTC600 offers improvements in design and audio quality while remaining true to the former’s spirit. Housed in cast zinc, the RTC600 is a studio grade tube compressor preamp built into a portable pedal design....

Empress Effects Introduces Compressor Pedal
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Empress Effects Introduces Compressor Pedal

Empress Effects has released a new analog compressor pedal, which brings the stompbox closer to studio gear status through the addition of more controls. Designed for both bass and guitar, the Empress Compressor also strays from 3-knob compressors by being “truly transparent.” The pedal’s controls include those found on a pro compressor: Attack, Release and Ratio, which is a switch...

Pigtronix Releases Class A Boost Pedal
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Pigtronix Releases Class A Boost Pedal

Pigtronix has released the Class A Boost, designed to fatten any signal, from instruments to line level devices. The pedal includes discreet transistor topology to boost signals up to 20db without clipping. A flat frequency response from 20Hz to 20kHz ensures your bass’s sound is preserved. The company explains that the pedal’s design allows for noise free performance, and has...

Heavy Electronics Releases El Oso Bass Distortion
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Heavy Electronics Releases El Oso Bass Distortion

Heavy Electronics has released a new bass distortion pedal named El Oso, which translates to “the bear.” The pedal is built for heavy tone and simplicity with only three intuitive knobs: Level, Mix, and Gain. El Oso’s distortion is blended with your dry signal via the Mix knob, which gives 100% dry or 100% distorted when turned either way to...

Gear Review: The Basswitch IQ DI
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: The Basswitch IQ DI

Ruppert Musical Instruments dubs their Basswitch IQ DI the “Swiss Army Knife for Bass Players”, and I have to agree. The device is just now available in the U.S. The device indeed is many things in one: A/B box: Allows you to have to instruments plugged in for fast switching on stage Clean Boost: Engage the EQ with a separate...

NSP Releases BreakOut Stomp Pedal
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NSP Releases BreakOut Stomp Pedal

New Signal Process has released the BreakOut Stomp, a new pedal designed for bassists and guitarists to interface iOS devices with their rig. Housed in a die cast aluminum chassis, the Stomp comes with a hand made 12-foot pro audio Mogami detachable cable so you can put your iPod or iPad in a safe and accessible spot while you perform....

Digitech Announces Whammy DT Pedal
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Digitech Announces Whammy DT Pedal

Digitech has unveiled a new pedal in their Whammy series, dubbed the DT. The Whammy DT builds on its predecessors by including true bypass and a drop tuning feature that allows you to change your tuning by 7 half-steps or an octave – up or down – without changing your bass. The drop tuning interface simply requires turning the selector...

Pigtronix Introduces Tremvelope
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Pigtronix Introduces Tremvelope

Pigtronix has released the Tremvelope, an effects pedal that combines a tremolo pedal with a filter to allow you to control the effects with the dynamics of your playing. With the envelope switch off, the pedal acts as an optical tremolo featuring stereo panning outputs, sine and sawtooth waveforms, and speed and depth controls. There are also a couple of...